HTML Method – jQuery


title: HTML Method

HTML Method

The jQuery .html() method gets the content of a HTML element or sets the content of an HTML element.

Getting

To return the content of a HTML element, use this syntax:

$('selector').html();

For example:

$('#example').html();

Setting

To set the content of a HTML element, use this syntax:

$('selector').html(content);

For example:

$('p').html('Hello World!');

That will set the content of all of the <p> elements to Hello World!

Warning

.html() method is used to set the element’s content in HTML format. This may be dangerous if the content is provided by user. Consider using .text() method instead if you need to set non-HTML strings as content.

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